Head of Marketing and Communications


About Us

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is one of the leading arts institutions in the region. The Museum presents a dynamic range of exhibitions organized from prestigious museums and collections throughout the world. The Museum’s own diverse collection features highlights from North America, Europe, and Asia, with particular strengths in American art and postwar abstraction. The permanent collection also boasts one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass, a major collection of photography by Brett Weston, and the definitive museum collection of works by the Washington Color painter Paul Reed. The Museum’s renowned Samuel Roberts Noble Theater screens the finest international, independent, documentary, and classic films. Museum amenities include the Museum Store and the Roof Terrace. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a member of the Association of Art Museum Directors. The Museum serves over 125,000 visitors annually from all fifty states and thirty foreign countries. 

 Job Summary

The Head of Marketing and Communications leads the activities and operations of the marketing and communications department and staff; creates and executes marketing programs and events, visitor and internal communications initiatives, and production of marketing and sales materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create, implement and manage multiple marketing strategies including digital marketing, direct marketing, events marketing and content marketing programs to increase awareness and engagement in OKCMOA programs and goals
  • Develop and oversee marketing budget
  • Oversee all social media channels and campaigns, including content creation, scheduling, social media ads, and tracking
  • Oversee website management and email marketing, including written and digital content, redesign as needed, SEO optimization and tracking analytics
  • Lead in the creative development, production and distribution of all related marketing, communications and online materials and products
  • Plan, write and edit press releases, advertising and other public information
  • Create, execute, and manage visitor and internal communications strategies from inception through implementation
  • Create, maintain and manage consistent brand image throughout all marketing and promotional materials and product lines
  • Collect and analyze market research and audience demographics to gauge effectiveness of marketing and communications efforts; make data-driven strategic or tactical adjustments as needed
  • Oversee contractors such as photographers, videographers, web designers, or creative firms who assist with marketing related projects
  • Create, implement and maintain procedures that enhance the efficiency of the Marketing Communications team
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with marketing and communication professionals, art writers and critics to ensure OKCMOA messages reach audiences across the state
  • Manage and develop marketing and communications staff; manages schedules and workflow
  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational policies, procedures, and government regulations
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management 


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years related experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and oral presentation skills
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates
  • Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks
  • Proficient in MS Office, WordPress and Adobe 


  • Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package available


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